Definition of YAG in English:

YAG

noun

  • A synthetic crystal of yttrium aluminum garnet, used in certain lasers and as an imitation diamond in jewelry.

    • ‘Undoped YAG Crystal is an excellent material for UV-IR optical windows, particularly for high temperature and high energy density applications.’
    • ‘Invented in the sixties of the last century, Nd:YAG(Neodimium Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) has been and continue to be the most widely used laser crystal.’

Origin

1960s: acronym from yttrium aluminium garnet.

Pronunciation

YAG

/yaɡ/